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    Christiane Amanpour

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    “When I report, I have to do it in context, to be aware of the moral conundrum,” Christiane Amanpour told Oprah Winfrey in 2005. “If I’m talking about genocide, for instance, I have to be able to draw a line between victim and aggressor.” The British-Iranian journalist, who leapt to fame during the Bosnian war with her vivid reporting for CNN—part of a tsunami of coverage that almost certainly helped engage intervention by the West—has always seen it as a reporter’s responsibility to shine a spotlight on human rights abuses. Iran’s 1979 Revolution awoke within her a political consciousness that has continued to fuel her travels to some of the world’s darkest conflicts, earning her a morbidly comic tagline among the press: “Where there’s a war, there’s Amanpour.” Throughout her career, she has interviewed world leaders ranging from Bill Clinton to Tony Blair, Robert Mugabe to Muammar Gaddafi, never shying away from putting their feet to the fire.

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    Trevor Noah

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    Native Life in South Africa

    Sol Plaatje

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    Eric Ripert

    $193.84

    Paroles

    Jacques Prevert 

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    Janet Mock

    $167.85

    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    Maya Angelou

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    David Copperfield

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    Don Quixote

    Miguel de Cervantes

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    Tim Gunn

    $181.90

    The Magic Mountain

    Thomas Mann

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